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Building conservation philosophy

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The book is about building conservation philosophy. it advocates a holistic approach with an understanding of a building in its totality as a cultural, spatial, structural, environmental complex. The philosophy advocated is that of understanding the significance of a building with full documentation before any intervention and then a clear diagnosis and appraisal of what need to be done.

This book is a weighty statement by an author with a wealth of experience of the real life problems which he has met and solved in his career with the much lamented late Holistic Buildings Division of the Greater London Council. It is written in plain English with relevant quotations inserted into the text,so increasing their impact. His own style is refreshing and contains some touches of ironic humour.

The book shows some signs of shelf wear on the spine and corners of front cover. There is writing on the back endpapers and on several of the pages. Otherwise the book is in good condition.

Item details

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Earl, John
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1996
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1899769358
ISBN-13:
9781899769353
Number of pages:
129
Publisher:
College of Estate Management
Title:
Building Conservation Philosophy

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The book is about building conservation philosophy. it advocates a holistic approach with an understanding of a building in its totality as a cultural, spatial, structural, environmental complex. The philosophy advocated is that of understanding the significance of a building with full documentation before any intervention and then a clear diagnosis and appraisal of what need to be done.

This book is a weighty statement by an author with a wealth of experience of the real life problems which he has met and solved in his career with the much lamented late Holistic Buildings Division of the Greater London Council. It is written in plain English with relevant quotations inserted into the text,so increasing their impact. His own style is refreshing and contains some touches of ironic humour.

The book shows some signs of shelf wear on the spine and corners of front cover. There is writing on the back endpapers and on several of the pages. Otherwise the book is in good condition.

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Earl, John
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1996
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1899769358
ISBN-13:
9781899769353
Number of pages:
129
Publisher:
College of Estate Management
Title:
Building Conservation Philosophy

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